Boss Arsene Wenger is eyeing an £8million swoop for the Colombian striker as a potential replacement for AC Milan target Emmanuel Adebayor.

River Plate goal ace Falcao, 22, said: "I know there is interest from Arsenal and that excites me.

"If there is an agreement between the clubs I'm ready to go. It would mean a huge leap forward in my career.

"I can guarantee my financial future. The Premier League is sensational."